Journal article

The Australian and New Zealand Intergenerational Cohort Consortium: a study protocol for investigating mental health and well-being across generations

Craig A Olsson, Elizabeth Spry, Primrose Letcher, Helena M McAnally, Kim Thomson, Jacqui Macdonald, Chris Greenwood, George Youssef, Helena Romaniuk, Ella E Iosua, Jude Sligo, Delyse Hutchinson, Jenn McIntosh, Meredith O'Connor, Rob McGee, Ann Sanson, Robert J Hancox, George C Patton

LONGITUDINAL AND LIFE COURSE STUDIES | BRISTOL UNIV PRESS & POLICY PRESS | Published : 2020

Abstract

The Australian New Zealand Intergenerational Cohort Consortium (ANZ-ICC) brings together three of the longest running intergenerational cohort studies in Australia and New Zealand to examine the extent to which preconception parental life histories (from infancy to parenthood) predict next generation early health and development. The aims are threefold: (1) to describe pathways of advantage that strengthen emotional health and well-being from one generation to the next, (2) to describe pathways of disadvantage that perpetuate cycles of emotional and behavioural problems across generations, and (3) to identify modifiable factors capable of breaking intergenerational cycles. The Victorian Inte..

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